The Rule of Law Project is an initiative of the Free Market Foundation (www.freemarketfoundation.com) and is dedicated to giving substance to section 1(c) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, which provides for the supremacy of the Constitution and the Rule of Law.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13 June 2019 Press release Interference in home rentals sector economically and constitutionally reckless The Rule of Law Project believes the Tourism Amendment Bill represents a legally and economically unjustifiable intervention in the private and commercial affairs...Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 29 March 2019 Press release UCT Council vote on Saturday 30 March would be unlawful, discriminatory and violate academic freedom On Saturday 30 March, University of Cape Town (UCT) council members will vote on a controversial motion...Read More
Author: Adv Mark Oppenheimer Date: 28 March 2019 INTRODUCTION 1. The Consultant is the Free Market Foundation’s Rule of Law Project. The Free Market Foundation is an independent public benefit organisation founded in 1975 to promote and foster an open...Read More
2018 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE RULE OF LAW PROJECT FREE MARKET FOUNDATION (Abridged version) Contents MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN ACTIVITY REPORT MISCELLANEOUS MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN In the utopian society; one in which governance is administered with a light hand...Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 November 2018 Press release Police oversight regime is constitutionally inadequate New research by the Rule of Law Project has revealed that the Independent Police Investigative Directorate Act (IPID Act) contravenes certain notions of the Rule...Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23 July 2018 Press release Subdivision and land use laws hinder land reform and are unconstitutional Research conducted by the Rule of Law Project has found that two Acts of Parliament dealing with land use are...Read More